This article first appeared in the Railway-News magazine Issue 2 2022.
Fincons Group is a leading international system integrator with key experience and skills in cross-vertical system integration and digital transformation across a number of sectors including: transportation and logistics, financial services, media, energy & utilities, manufacturing, public administration and international institutions & research.
With over 2000 employees and a turnover in excess of 200 million euros, Fincons has invested resources and expertise in supporting businesses in the transport sector to achieve their innovative digital transformation goals for over 39 years.
With offices in Italy, Switzerland, Germany, France, the UK and the US, Fincons leverages years of experience in system integration. Our co-development alongside customers and constant scouting of new technologies means that we are able to offer scalable, professional services and resources, to guide rail networks through complex project implementations.
Megatrends like climate change, population growth and and digitalisation are shaping today’s mobility environment. Digitalisation is playing a major role in transforming the way we experience mobility. Safe, seamless, reliable and sustainable mobility is more important than ever. Rail has a key role to play in helping governments achieve sustainability objectives safety and remaining competitive and relevant for both passenger and freight transport.
In this changing environment, Fincons supports all rail businesses in their digital transformation journey with solutions:
Transformation in action: the German Federal Ministry for Digital and Transport (BMDV) digitalises the intermodal supply chain.
The digitalisation of intermodal supply chains, the ‘KV 4.0’ project, funded by the German Federal Ministry of Digital and Transport (BMDV) as part of the Modernity Fund research initiative (mFUND), aims to digitalise intermodal supply chains end-to-end, from the collection of the loading unit from the consignor right through to delivery to the consignee, making the intermodal process more transparent.
Peter Füglistaler, Director Swiss Federal Office of Transport, describes how digital transformation can help achieve sustainable targets.
In this interview, Peter Füglistaler, Director Swiss Federal Office of Transport, explains how important freight transport in Switzerland is.
Khalid Alhogail underlines how collaboration, innovation and determination are fundamental to encourage the use of public transport.
Joseph Doppelbauer discusses how the pandemic has affected passenger travel and the key steps to bring passenger rail up to speed.
In this FINCONS interview, Josef Doppelbauer, Executive Director at the ERA, explains the complexities of a sustainable European railway.
The ERA helps overcome challenges by applying digital technology for passengers and freight to achieve a unified European rail network.
Satellite technology represents a huge opportunity for rail, as it can reduce costs and the reliance on trackside infrastructure.
Carlo Borghini, Executive Director at Europe’s Rail describes the role of prototyping in the rail innovation process.
Introducing ATO means discussing what type of ATO intelligence to choose and the importance of interoperability by design.
Innovation for the railway system means rethinking the way it is operated, introducing connections and maximising performances.
In multi-modal comparisons, rail regularly stands out as the safest mode of land transport in the EU, compared to cars, planes and boats.
We need to ensure that rail security system designs are flexible and intelligent enough to constantly adapt to new threats.
Francois Davenne tells us how digital technology will be a turning point to develop passenger experience and freight transport.
The digital transformation of rail will accelerate the pace of innovation, implementing new projects and developing new services.
This interview with Mr Francois Davenne, UIC General Director, spotlights the fight against climate change in the railway sector.
Fincons Group speaks with Mr Francois Davenne, UIC General Director, to discuss future opportunities for the railway sector.
Most accidents occur to rail workers when information is erroneously communicated. Digitalisation can remove this avoidable risk.
A smart station should be promoted as the primary mode of transport in a city for short and long-distance commutes.
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